The statement was an open invitation but she was several conversations wiser now, and waited for him to volunteer the rest of the story.
His eyes were wiser, his face firmer with few signs of the troubled youth she remembered.
My sister would've been a much wiser choice, and far more beautiful.
Katie contemplated Carmen with eyes wiser than her twenty years.
Alex's voice began forceful and then lost purpose - as if he thought it wiser not to say what was on his mind.
If only I'd been older, wiser, more willing to listen to him.
Older and wiser, Xander was aware of what she did now, just as he was starting to understand the identity crisis that caused Eden to seek him out.
On his return to France, a sadder and practically a wiser man, he settled down to very prosaic work.
The Quinarians, who boldly asserted that they had fathomed the mystery of creation, had been shown to be no wiser than other men, if indeed they had not utterly befooled themselves; for their theory at best could give no other explanation of things than that they were because they were.
When the British annexation took place a party in the volksraad wished to go to war with Britain, but the wiser counsels of President Brand prevailed.
But a wiser view soon prevailed, and the natives of India at large gratefully accepted the queen's proclamation as the charter of their lives and liberties.
It will make us all profoundly wise, wiser than the wisest person who has ever lived.
Perhaps our guardian angel gathers them up as we drop them, and will give them back to us in the beautiful sometime when we have grown wiser, and learned how to use them rightly.
"I am thinking how much wiser we always are when we leave here than we are when we come," was her reply.
Indeed, many of her eager questions would have puzzled a far wiser person than I am.
The civilized man is a more experienced and wiser savage.
But I am wiser than that.
As for the Pyramids, there is nothing to wonder at in them so much as the fact that so many men could be found degraded enough to spend their lives constructing a tomb for some ambitious booby, whom it would have been wiser and manlier to have drowned in the Nile, and then given his body to the dogs.
Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by failure.
The sergeant, who was evidently wiser than his general, goes up to Auersperg and says: 'Prince, you are being deceived, here are the French!'
On the previous evening at the Lodge, he had heard that a rumor of his duel had reached the Emperor and that it would be wiser for him to leave Petersburg.
Whether it was right or wrong to remarry while one had a husband living they did not discuss, for that question had evidently been settled by people "wiser than you or me," as they said, and to doubt the correctness of that decision would be to risk exposing one's stupidity and incapacity to live in society.
On the contrary I was then wiser and had more insight than at any other time, and understood all that is worth understanding in life, because... because I was happy.